SANDRA OH HAILED BY SHONDA RHIMES AS ‘GIFT’ ON TIME’S 2019 ‘MOST INFLUENTIAL’ LIST
“The power of her talented presence makes space for others. And that is a gift to every artist of color.”
While 2018 might have been dubbed the year of Asian representation in Hollywood, Sandra Oh has long been leading the march to bring more Asians and diversity to screens big and small across North America. And now, the recognition for her accomplished body of work and talented performances just keeps racking up.
Only four months into 2019, the Canadian-Korean actress has already scored numerous notable accolades this year. And the fabulous Ms. Oh can add another benchmark to her growing list of well-deserved nods: landing on the cover of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People edition.
SANDRA OH BY SHONDA RHIMES
One of the greatest gifts of my creative life has been the opportunity to write words to be spoken by Sandra Oh.
The reason is simple: Sandra Oh is a virtuoso. She treats dialogue like notes of music—every word must be played, every syllable correctly toned. She’s always been an extraordinary actor. Her body of work makes that clear. Ten years of playing Dr. Cristina Yang on Grey’s Anatomy made her place in the acting landscape undeniable. Her award-winning turn as Killing Eve’s Eve Polastri makes her legendary. READ MORE
SANDRA OH AND DWAYNE JOHNSON AMONG TIME’S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE
Time has released its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People and a famous Canadian actress has made the list.
The publication released six worldwide covers, one of which includes “Killing Eve” and “Grey’s Anatomy” actress Sandra Oh. The other covers feature actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, singer Taylor Swift, television personality Gayle King, politician Nancy Pelosi, and Egyptian soccer player Mohamed Salah. READ MORE
SANDRA OH, THE PIONEER
Sandra Oh, a Canadian, has been included as a Pioneer. You know the year she’s had. Killing Eve was one of the best new series of 2018. She was nominated for all kinds of awards. She won a Golden Globe. She hosted the Golden Globes. She hosted Saturday Night Live. Killing Eve Season 2 is up in ratings. Everyone is up on Sandra. READ MORE
.@shondarhimes: "With her nuanced characters, @IamSandraOh has chosen to fearlessly take up space in a universe that has not always made space for her" #TIME100 https://t.co/r96hq9Ul4s pic.twitter.com/NGUVLHMfRG
— TIME (@TIME) April 17, 2019